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Cardiology

U-Shaped Link for Fish Consumption, Mortality

Women only have increased mortality risk at the highest level of fish consumption

Objective Criteria ID Those With No Chance of Survival in OHCA

Three objective criteria identify patients with no chance of survival after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

Too Few Diabetes Patients Receiving Statins

Two in five middle-aged patients don’t get the medications, despite recommendations to do so

Discrepancies ID’d in Adult CVD Risk Assessment Guidelines

All recommendations but one advocate for screening, most include prediction models for follow-up

Statin Rx May Prevent Myocardial Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury

In rat model, rosuvastatin induces phosphorylation of Akt, GSK-3β and prevents oxidative stress

Sleep Apnea Diagnoses Up Among Outpatients From 1993 to 2010

Majority of diagnoses reported by primary care providers, pulmonologists, and otolaryngologists

Platelet-Rich Plasma, Hyaluronic Acid Improves Aging Facial Skin

Clinically visible, significant improvement noted; number of injections linked to overall satisfaction

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